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roberts is there. >>> the bombshell from britain. breaking news. the head of scotland yard resigns and it comes after another stunning arrest. rupert murdoch's protege this time. where will the dom knows end? >>> the heat wave. the dangerous heat spreading across the nation. more than three dozen states now on alert tonight. it's going to be a stifling week ahead. >>> home free? casey anthony out of prison tonight. a smile from the mother, but this is what she heard in return. >> caylee! >>> and, happy birthday. on the eve of nelson mandela's 93rd birthday, an exclusive interview. what he told her and howow he sd it changed her forever. >>> good evening. and we begin this sunday night with that dramatic ending. the u.s. versus japan in the final of the women's world cup soccer tournament in germany. it was a tense, hard-fought battle, so evenly matched. the u.s. playing for its third world title. japan, carrying the hopes of a nation that's endured so much heartbreak this year. with just minutes to play, the u.s. scored, victory so close. as you might have seen, japan soon answered
in the wake of the investigation. >> reporter: rebekkah brooks was her prodigy. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer about the phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of news of the world. she insisted that she knew nonoing. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in salacious, page one stories that the news of the world was running without an editor saying, how did you get that story? who was your source. >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell the head of the scotland yard resigning. he said that he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate of murdoch's journalists. >> i have no knowledge of the exat the present time of this disgraceful practice. >> reporter: tuesday murdochened his son james are scheduled to appear for british house of xhons. it remains to be seen if rupert murdoch can continue t t lead hs company or even keep it together. >>> now for this morning's weather from around the nation. on top of that scorching heat, gusty winds, hail and flash flooding from minneapolis to new york down to d.c. pop-up showers in south florida ar
. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had no knowledge of the extent of this disgraceful practice. >> reporter:
and kate are no longer britain's newest royal new le weds. zara phillips married mike tyndall in scotland yesterday. it was a royal wedding with a queen and rest of the family in attendance. it was a decidedly low-key affair compared to william and kate's wedding. here's lama hasan. >> reporter: bride looked radiant in a glistening tiara borrowed from her mother. the groom looked dapper, in a pin-stripe suit. far from their casual atie. on their wedding day, they were beaming, calm and collected. by the way, he was five minutes early. the queen's oldest granddaughter, zara was 5 minutes late. but who's counting. he and hubby, mike. a rugby sports star sealed their marriage with a kiss. and wowed the crowd. okay, it wasn't quite like that other kiss on that balcony, that's because these newlyweds don't like the spotlight. their wedding was so private. that buckingham palace only released a few details. but the 1500 well-wishers lining the streets, some camped overnight were not disispointed. they got to cheer all of the members of the royal family. the bride's mother in a fetching flowery
's mighty scotland yard, resigned. now, a powerful father has to try to protect his son. here is abc's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: just because they own tv networks doesn't mean the murdoches, father and son, like being on them. but tomorrow rupert and james murdoch will be stars of their own version of "dynasty." as they are grilled live by outraged british politicians. >> he worries not just about the company he built -- he didn't inherit this company, he built it. he's also got to worry about his children, who he assumed would -- and wanted to succeed him. >> reporter: that is looking increasingly unlikely. james murdoch was being groomed to take over from his 80-year-old dad. but he could now face criminal charges. he admits paying two high-profile victims of his newspapers illegal hacking $1 million to keep quiet. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized, and i've said was made with information that was incomplete. >> reporter: this scandal is nothing less than an earthquake, sending tremors to the highest levels of power in britain. the people of this country sho
man convict in the bombing flight over scotland in 2009. a scottish doctor said he had months to live after being diagnosed with prostate canser. >>> bad weather may be to blame for the a deadly military plane crash in southern morocco. 78 people were killed and 3 others injured. the plane belonged to the royal armed forces. the c130 went down in the mountainous region trying to land. >>> heavy rains triggered landslides in south cree' capital and in a town north of there. 17 people were killed and 3 people are missing. fast moving muddy waters filled the streets and they captured the rescue. a group of people had to scramble on the roof tops of the paringly submerged cars to he is -- partially submerged cars to escape the water. >>> look at this. nearly 2 feet of snow bringing traffic and schools and businesses and everything to a halt in south africa from goas hans burg and parts of south africa receive a dusting once maybe twice a year usually. >>> incredible video to share this morning. this is out of california. >> what happened here and how long it takes firefighters to tackle s
married in scotland and the whole clan turned out. including cousin william and his new wife, kate. but unlike their over-the-top wedding, this one was a little more low-key. abc's lama hasan is on the story from london tonight. >> reporter: the sun was shining. the crowd was loud. and william and kate were greeted like rock stars, as they arrive for today's royal wedding. it was hard for them not to steal the spotlight. because this royal couple don't live like royalty. zara phillips is the queen's greaeagranddaughter. there was little pomp and ceremony as he married her long-time boyfriend, mark tindall. >> that's the only real royal connection. other than than, it's's like a regular wedding on a saturday afternoon. >> reporter: they're both world-class athletes. he was a member of the rugby team that took the world cup for britain in 2003. she is expected to compete as a rider in the 2012 olympics. a career she probably would not have had if she had taken a royal title, with all of the duties that go along with it. so, while her cousin gets married in westminster, she's in the q
investigated for possibly covering up news corps's phone hacking scandal. scotland yard wants to know why e-mails dating back to 2006 were only made available in january. they are coming under fire for only sitting on it for years. >>> a california man was arrested for allegedly making death threats against senator barbara boxer. she received a series of threatening messages. the 47-year-old man is being held on $500,000 on bail. >>> a colorado woman could face jail tame after an argument turned nasty. she is accused of groping a female tsa agent at phoenix's international airport. she refused to go through screening and grabbed the agent's breast. she's facing one felony account of sexual abuse. >> in what is believed to be a first. a military contingent marched in a gay pride saturday. 200 active duty troops and veterans marched in san diego's parade wearing t-shirts advertising their branch of service. they came out to show support for don't ask, don't tell. >> and it was a magical first day for the last "harry potter" movie. it took in over $92 million i ticket sales on friday alone tha
an extraordinary public apology from number two at scotland yard. i always put the victim first, but here i didn't follow my principle, and that is my greatest regret. thisisorning, murdock arrived here in london from the u.s. to try to contain the crisis. but it may have already derailed a plan to take over the $20 billion british sky broadcasting satellite network. >> i think people learn about the full extent of what happened, what started as a public relations nightmare, could become a financial problem. >> reporter: not just a financial problem, also a legal problem. murdock's own son is one of many people who could face criminal charges. a footnote, here on the independent sunday, a little jab at t"the news of the world," no phone hacking no law breaking just good, honest journalism. bianna. >>> no doubt a huge shock for the publication world. thank you. some of those newspapers will cover why we're here in los angeles. of course talking about the royal couple in america. last night in this theater it was all about hollywood glamour and star power. who better than abc's bob woodruff to tel
in scotland today and the entire royal family including william and kate are on the guest list. abc's lama hasan has details from london this morning. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. yes, round two, indeed. the royal family is getting together once again for another royal wedding, but this time it's more of a private affair. it's less pomp and circumstance thananhe other wedding we saw three months ago. the celebrations began with a cocktail party on the royal yacht "britannia." yep, you guessed it. these newlyweds stole the show. harry was there, and, gals, it doesn't look like he had a date. but they are not your typical royal couple. she is zara phillips, a/ka/ the royal wild child with a pierced tongue. a sporty 30-year-old world class equestrian. he is mike tindall, a burly man who plays the quintessential and tough british sport rugby and, yes, just like the duchess of cambridge, he too is a commoner. but for this wedding, the eyes of the world will not be on the bride and groom. >> zara's granny happens to be the queen, the head of ate, but that's the only sor
late night, the head of scotland yard, sir paul stephenson became the latest casualty in this phone hacking scandal. for failing to opening an inquiry into the paper. and tomorrow, should be another dramatic day. both murdochs and rebekah brooks to appear in front of parliament to answer questions. robin? >> thank you so much. >>> now, something that we're going to be talking for some time. >> four years at least. we're turning now to team usa's heartbreaking loss to japan in the women's world cup yesterday. the american women had been the favorites going in. if not, sentimental. they hadn't lost to japan in 25 prior matches. twice japan rallied late to tie the score and sending it to penalty kicks and abc's debra roberts in frankfurt where japan won it all. >> reporter: i don't have any finger nails left after that match. in the end it was japan's moment. first asian country to ever claim a world cup title. >> it is japan's world cup! a broken-hearted usa. who thought they had it won twice, are beaten. >> reporter: japan basiced in its own cinderella story. flooding the field in el
, the head of scotland yard has resigned, and a skating parliamentary report accused rupert murdoch's company of deliberately trying to thwart a criminal investigation into the illegal activities of his newspaper here. >> isn't it time that we sent this non-tax paying murdoch back from whence he came? >> reporter: the prime minister didn't have to. murdoch boarded his private jet to fly home to the u.s. no doubt happy to leave london and all the turbulence behind. jeffrey cough rkofman, abc news loloon. >> certainly not over yet though as this continues to grow and we're investigating issues here. people, perhaps 9/11 victims, who might have had their cell phones hacked. >> it's scary. judging by the atmosphere there. and the number two, headlines in australia this morning, now that country may be stepping into the investigation to see if phone hacking occurred on their turf. so this thing's snowballing out of control. >> that's for sure. agreed. although you can hop in your private jet and head home. >> slithering boa constrictor. >> but there it was, five feet long in all its glory. the cit
of scotland yard uncomfortably close to the british prime minister cutting a trip short to south africa putting his job on the line. murdoch's biggest assets are in the u.s. you know them well, twentieth century fox, "the wall street journal," the fox networks, the company could be broken up and if criminality is found it could lose its broadcast licenses. there really is an empire at stake here. david? >> jeffrey kofman starting us off in london. i want to bring in dan abrams this morning. dan, always good to see you. >> good morning. >> you know, jeffrey points out the empire is huge and not only newspapers overseas but here, as well, everything from "american idol." how carefully will he choose his words? can anything he says be held against him? >> it's crucial and i'm sure he's been prepped for this. expect that, of course, he's going to say he didn't have any knowledge of what was happening. but still how he answers these questions are going to be important. how respectful is he? does he recognize how serious this is and, of course, all of the members of parliament or at least som
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